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I recently got this this surprising result:

  Installed: 2.30.3-2
  Candidate: 2.30.3-2
  Version table:
     3.0.0-1 0
        -10 experimental/main i386 Packages
     2.91.92-1 0
        -10 experimental/main i386 Packages
     2.32.2-4 0
        -10 wheezy/main i386 Packages
        -10 unstable/main i386 Packages
 *** 2.30.3-2 0
        900 file:/home/wena/.repo_bin/ stable/main i386 Packages
        900 squeeze/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

That implies that I have the different versions of evolution-data-server-common in Experimental, which I thought wasn't 'possible'. What's happening? Is this a bug maybe?

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I can't see 3.0.0-1 on your mirror. – Mikel Apr 12 '11 at 7:39
Ah. They're doing weird things for Gnome 3 so it doesn't overwrite Gnome 2. e-d-s-common 3 is in pool/main/e/evolution-data-server3 on your mirror. – Mikel Apr 12 '11 at 7:45

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Have a look in the Packages file.

It will be so that you can have Gnome 2 or Gnome 3.

apt-cache rdepends evolution-data-server-common may also help.

Package: evolution-data-server-common
Priority: optional
Section: gnome
Source: evolution-data-server
Version: 2.91.92-1
Filename: pool/main/e/evolution-data-server/evolution-data-server-common_2.91.92-1_all.deb

Package: evolution-data-server-common
Priority: optional
Section: gnome
Source: evolution-data-server3
Version: 3.0.0-1
Filename: pool/main/e/evolution-data-server3/evolution-data-server-common_3.0.0-1_all.deb
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But that 2.91.x version was a development version leading to 3.0. The last GNOME 2 versions are 2.32.x – Tshepang Apr 12 '11 at 8:04
Don't ask me, ask the package maintainer. – Mikel Apr 12 '11 at 9:42

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